Banana Republic

  • Take Vadra's 'banana republic' comment lightly: Cong October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has come out with a weak defence of Robert Vadra's statement about 'mango people in a banana republic'. Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary has said that the remark was meant to be taken lightly. Talking to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Face The Nation, Chowdhary also...
  • The Last Word: How should we judge the Kejriwal vs Vadra battle? October 8, 2012

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar asks a panel of experts - How should we judge between Kejriwal's allegations and DLF, Vadra's rebuttal? ...
  • Top Congress leaders defend Vadra, Kejriwal hits back October 8, 2012

    After facing allegations of financial irregularities for the last three days, Robert Vadra on Monday decided to close his Facebook account. ...
  • Robert Vadra: Govt rules out probe, BJP drags in Priyanka's name October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the government ruled out a probe into business dealings between Robert Vadra and realty major DLF, the war of words between activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal and Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law on the social media over the corruption charges continued to evoke sharp political reactions across the country on...
  • Robert Vadra will fall before 'mango men': Kejriwal October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took a dig at the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra over his Facebook status that read, 'Mango men in a banana republic', in an apparent jibe at Kejriwal and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan who have accused Vadra...
  • Robert Vadra deletes FB account after furore over post October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday deleted his Facebook account after a furore over his new status message that read, "Mango people in a banana republic," in an apparent dig at India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan,...
  • Robert Vadra: IAC seeks apology for FB post, NCP backs Sonia's son-in-law October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra posted a new Facebook status that read, 'Mango people in banana republic', India Against Corruption (IAC) asked him to apologise. IAC member Arvind Kejriwal's associate Kumar Vishwas demanded that Vadra apologise for insulting India by calling it a...
  • Robert Vadra: IAC asks for apology for FB post October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra posted a new Facebook status that read, 'Mango people in banana republic', India Against Corruption (IAC) asked him to apologise. IAC member Arvind Kejriwal's associate Kumar Vishwas demanded that Vadra apologise for insulting India by calling it a...